Oliver Wendell Holmes

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United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894)


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Not all veterans achieve the same eminence as Oliver Wendell Holmes, though most of us do fairly well in our later lives.
To paraphrase Oliver Wendell Holmes, "A mind once expanded never returns to its original shape.
It had been used by two former Presidents, 19th Century Supreme Court Judge Oliver Wendell Holmes and is also attributed to Cicero around 64BC.
In his work, The Poet at the Breakfast Table, the great poet and scholar of medicine, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Oliver Wendell Holmes: Physician and Man of Letters is an anthology of essays by learned authors discussing physician, author, and poet Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894), whose distinguished colleagues included the legendary Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
As Oliver Wendell Holmes once wrote, freedom of speech does not mean the freedom to falsely shout fire in a crowded theatre.
Edward White, University of Virginia Law School, Biographer of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
In the remaining case studies, Danisch considers the contributions of three influential pragmatists, Jane Addams, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Alain Locke, in light of the constituent elements of deliberative, forensic, and epideictic rhetoric.
Editors Bosco, a distinguished professor of English at SUNY-Albany, and Murphy, an associate professor of English at Schenectady Community College, have collected a fascinating body of documents in this book, including reflections by Emerson, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Hawthorne's publisher James T.
And Rosen contrasts the warm and gregarious John Harlan, whose opinions later blazed a path for the civil rights movement, against fellow Civil War veteran Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Oliver Wendell Holmes International Middle School in Northridge was one of four in the state named Schools to Watch for their focus on academic excellence, according to O'Connell's office.
On the other hand, he cannot accept a positivist approach like that of Oliver Wendell Holmes, an approach in which rights rest purely on the dictates of political authority.
Quotable: "Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions," by Oliver Wendell Holmes.